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Russian Culture Day held in Cairo University
The press secretary of Rossotrudnichestvo in Cairo Irina Izotova advised to the Russkiy Mir Foundation that The Day of Russian Culture was held in the oldest university of Egypt. A photography exhibition devoted to the most picturesque corners of Russia was opened at the philological department. Craftwork items such as Khokhloma works (painted wood articles), Zhostovo trays (special kind of painting on metal lacquer trays), Gzel paining style, Ancient Tula samovars and Kostroma dolls were displayed for students and guests to see at the premises of the university.
Rossotrudnichestvo representatives presented the university with books and textbooks on the Russian language.